David Pearson

David Pearson

Sr. Engineering Manager at Square

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Hey there! My name is David, and I'm a Canadian currently living in New York City. I have almost two decades of experience working in the tech industry. In the last decade, I took on leadership roles to help people grow and succeed in their careers. I am a senior software engineering manager with a ton of experience mentoring engineers and engineering leaders. I like to think of myself as an investor; I love investing my time in people. I enjoy discussing struggles, coaching and checking in with engineers and engineering managers to their goals in my day-to-day job. I speak fluently both French and English. I look forward to jumping on a call with you and getting to know you better.

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Seniority

6 Years

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Manager of Managers

Industry

Financial Services / Fintech
Food / Foodtech
Consumer Goods
Cloud Services
Real Estate
Computer Software
Retail

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Fostering Emotional Safety as a Leader

13 April

David Pearson, Sr. Engineering Manager at Square, recalls his experience of reassuring a first-time manager and highlights the importance of emotional support.

Company Culture
Internal Communication
Psychological Safety
Embracing Failures
Engineering
The Importance of Slow Rollouts in Product Development

13 April

David Pearson, Sr. Engineering Manager at Square, explains the importance of slow rollouts for launching new product features.

Product
Feedback
Strategy
Design
Users
Engineering
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